About Emergency Dental Care
Some dental problems (such as a cracked tooth, jaw pain, a toothache, and others) need quick relief. If these mouth emergencies happen, individuals near the San Antonio, TX area are urged to phone our dentists at The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics for help and assistance. Our dentists will respond to every question regarding the patient’s dental emergency and go over temporary relief and longer lasting options. If calling during normal office times, the patient is generally asked to visit The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics for emergency care, although for concerns that happen after the office closes, our dentists will be called and given the patient’s contact information, so our dentists can help the patient determine the most suitable plan. Patients may also make an appointment at The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics any time on the website for issues that do not require fast care.
"Great staff! Dr. Al and Marcie are the best! They took care of my wife with all of her anxiety last weekend and she’s happy. We definitely recommend."- J.H. / Google / Jan 08, 2019
"I always receive excellent care from my dental hygienist & the Dentist. My appointment is timely, the atmosphere is welcoming, and the office staff is very helpful & friendly. I have used this Dental office for 3 yrs & would recommend them to others."- C.D. / Google / Dec 22, 2018
"One of the friendliest, most attentive facilities I have ever visited! The staff are absolutely amazing, and went above and beyond to help with my needs. They were very caring, genuine, and took time to explain my treatment plan to me, despite being very busy...hands down the best dental facility!! HIGHLY recommend!"- R.F. / Google / Nov 17, 2018
"Very professional, the staff actually cares. They will even come in on their days off to accommodate an odd schedule. I've been very happy with the service the whole family receives here, kids and all!"- J.M. / Google / Nov 17, 2018
"The staff was amazing! I had a tooth emergency, I called to explain my issue and seek help. My concern was addressed with genuine care and urgently. My first visit was just as amazing. They were on time and took excellent care of me. Highly recommended this provider!"- A.G. / Google / Nov 11, 2018
What to Expect
For after-hours dental emergencies, the individual is advised to phone The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics and give a message to our answering service. Our dentists (or a local approved dentist, if our dentists aren't available) is phoned and the patient’s information and number is passed on to our dentists, who will call the patient. Typically dental emergencies will be resolved with a prescription submitted to an emergency pharmacy and the individual is asked to come to The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics when the office opens. If the individual experiences a more serious problem of uncontrollable bleeding, extreme pain, and/or signs of an infection fever and swelling, our dentists will generally send the patient right away to the nearest emergency room if it is during non-office hours.
Our dentists will typically schedule a second appointment to assess the patient’s progress or to complete any other treatments. Our dentists will talk to every patient regarding individual aftercare guidelines that need to be followed precisely for better healing. Patients will continue to plan yearly dental examinations and twice yearly dental cleanings at The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics so our dentists can find and treat any developing concerns that may need emergency dental care.
Oral health emergencies shouldn't be left untreated due to financial problems. The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics will talk to the patient’s insurance carrier to find their best coverage. The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics takes several payment options and connects patients with financing plans to help make emergency care reasonably priced.
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It seems like the most urgent dental issues, such as a lost filling or chipped tooth, tend to happen whenever they are least convenient. Luckily, The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics provides emergency dental care. When you have a concern that needs urgent care our dentists at The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics will do their best to get treatment to you as soon as possible.